As Blair's revolution limps into its final stage, writers are asking where it all went wrong
Films have never just been about entertainment - they have also been a powerful force for social cha
Only dedicated conspiracy theorists believed the threat was invented by the intelligence services, b
History may be fashionable on television and in the bookshops, but our politicians understand it les
If ever I need cheering up I only have to think of IDS delivering the line: "The quiet man is here t
A year of name-calling, backstabbing and plots: business as usual in the den of iniquity
There is rarely any point reading to the end of a politician's article; you know exactly where he or
Television - The rigours of political life ease if you can cash in afterwards, writes Andrew Billen
James is watching his favourite rock band. Dressed in black, he dances aggressively, his lip and eyebrow pierced, tattoo on his forearm. He might seem a typical teenager, but his Gothic exterior conceals a different attitude.
The seven years the new Tory leader spent in PR left few business journalists with a kind word to sa
For the first time since 1997, Labour's inner circles sense there is a real opposition and, what's m
How Willy loses a fortune, Boy George has early night and Ali C puts on the frighteners
One part of the new Labour psyche has been consistently misdiagnosed. Far from suffering from an overdose of self-belief, Tony Blair's lieutenants have shown all the signs of lack of confidence.
Observations on tax credits
Exclusive - For three months, behind the scenes, senior civil servants have been trying to stem an o
Blair and co outraged the judges by undermining their independence, but cutting their pensions may b
Adair Turner's proposal that those approaching retirement should carry on in their jobs for another
The PM bothered, a missing overcoat, big-money ranters and niggles in the Labour ranks
The question is not: can we sustain our energy supply without learning to love nuclear? It is, or at least should be: can Britain and similar countries sustain present levels of energy consumption without causing economic instability and environmental disaster?
'You just have to take people on and show you're serious about creating a fair society'. Ruth Kelly
Special report - The night before Andrew Martin took his first flight, at the age of 13, he couldn't
Perhaps the PM should adopt Ariel Sharon's latest wheeze: ditch his recalcitrant party and create an
He's done it several times before on a smaller scale, so it seems eminently conceivable that George W Bush should want to finish the job properly.
They don't shop in the same shops, swim in the same pools or even wait at the same bus stops. Peace
For those who read the Tory manifesto earlier this year, there is more than a hint of deja vu about
Tony Blair's defeat over the 90-day detention plans has killed two long-lasting Westminster myths: that Labour MPs are supine and that, however much they were prepared to rebel when the government had a large majority, they would behave themselves once the going was tougher.
The PM's allies have told him, in no uncertain terms, that he must rebuild trust in the party. But a
Reality managed to outdo even Ted Wragg's attempts at parody, as when two government departments set